Shaw Conference Centre

Shaw Conference Centre

March 02, 2015 11:27 ET

Media Advisory: March Events at the Shaw Conference Centre

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - March 2, 2015) - Edmonton's Shaw Conference Centre hosts half a million guests at over 700 events annually, including the following events taking place this month.

Mar 3: Conference Board of Canada's Western Business Outlook 2015

Canada's top economic forecasting team and senior regional business leaders share their insights on 2015. www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/15-0151/default.aspx

Mar 5: Alberta School of Business Canadian Business Leader Award Dinner

Larry Pollock, President and CEO (retired) of Canadian Western Bank has been selected as the School's 34th CBLA recipient. http://business.ualberta.ca/about/news-and-events/canadian-business-leader-award

Mar 5-6: Central East Alberta Teachers' Convention

Thousands of teachers arrive for two days of professional development focused on "Reflect! Re-Inspire! Re-Energize!" http://ceatca.teachers.ab.ca/Pages/home.aspx

Mar 6-7: Edmonton's International Beerfest

Edmonton's most popular serving establishments showcase this 200-plus beers tasting and entertainment event. The event has sold out six years straight, so get your tickets early! www.internationalbeerfest.com

Mar 11: Servus Credit Union Member AGM and Appreciation Reception

5 pm Reception, 7 pm AGM. www.servus.ca/about-servus/our-organization/governance/pages/annual-general-meeting.aspx

Mar 12: Edmonton Education & Career Fair

9 am - 3 pm, exhibitors from North America and Australia to represent Colleges, Universities, Trades, Career Training Institutes for volunteer and employment opportunities. Tickets are $5 at the door or free between 12-3pm with pre-registration. www.educationcareerfairs.com

Mar 12-14: Red Bull Crashed Ice

Free, no tickets required to watch this outdoor extreme sports event.

Ice Team Competition - Thursday March 12, 7-9pm

Team Event - Friday, March 13, 7-9pm

World Championship Finals - Saturday, March 14, 7-10pm

www.redbullcrashedice.com/en_CA/event/edmonton

Mar 16-18: AAMDC Spring 2015 Convention

Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties annual spring conference and trade show representing Alberta's 69 counties and municipal districts. www.aamdc.com/events-programs/aamdc-convention

Mar 18: Friends of OSP Gala Breakfast

7 - 9 am, On Site Placement (OSP) provides employment and skill development services to persons with ongoing medical conditions or disabilities. http://osp.ab.ca/index.htm

Mar 19: ICAF Mac and Cheese Luncheon

The Inner City Agencies Foundation (ICAF) is a joint initiative that combines the efforts of seven inner city agencies to fundraise supporting services for poverty-related problems such as housing, addiction, healthcare, nutrition and education in Edmonton.

Mar 20: Red Carpet Affair 2015

6 - 11 pm, in support of the Spinal Cord Injury Alberta (formerly the Canadian Paraplegic Association., Alberta) this year featuring singer-songwriter Justin Hines. www.sci-ab.ca

Mar 20: KO Boxing presents "Full Force" event

7 pm, professional boxing, main event fight between Stuart "The West Coast Warlord" McLellan and Ryan "The Nightmare" Wagner. General admission all-ages event with licensed beer gardens for patrons of legal drinking age. www.koboxingcanada.com

Mar 21: 36th Annual Advertising Club of Edmonton (ACE) Dinner and Awards

5:30 pm, celebrating the best of Edmonton advertising creative. www.adclubedm.com/event/36th-annual-ace-awards-save-the-date/

Mar 24-26: World Heavy Oil Congress 2015

The leading forum and exhibition for the international heavy oil community to share the latest knowledge, advancements and business insights. www.worldheavyoilcongress.com

Mar 28: Northern Lands: "Meet Your Makers"

6 - 9:30 pm, the largest-ever national gathering of Canadian wine, craft beer and spirits and food, supporting the High School Culinary Challenge and Edmonton Community Foundation Grateful Palate Fund. www.northernlands.ca

Transportation and Traffic Disruptions March 13-14

  • The Red Bull Crashed ice event is expected to attract thousands of spectators to the downtown area. There will be no public parking on-site at the Red Bull Crashed Ice event or at the Shaw Conference Centre.
  • Parking will be closed on the south side of Jasper Ave, 95A Street to 99 Street from Friday, March 13, 6pm to Saturday, March 14, 10pm.
  • Using public transportation is strongly encouraged; or walking to the site from public parking and parkades outside the downtown core.
  • Increased ETS & LRT schedules will be operating. While all routes will remain in service, buses with routes on Jasper Ave between 95A - 99 St will be rerouted on Saturday, March 14. Visit www.TakeETS.com for details.
  • Grierson Hill and Jasper Avenue are the two main roads impacted by course construction leading up to and during the event. For the full closure list and more details, visit the City of Edmonton's website www.edmonton.ca/RedBullCrashedIce.

For more information, visit the Shaw Conference Centre events calendar.

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